senate Bill S245A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Implements a cost estimation model for child care

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Current Bill Status Via A580 - Passed Senate & Assembly


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 03, 2019 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1119
substituted for s245a
Jun 03, 2019 substituted by a580
ordered to third reading cal.1119
committee discharged and committed to rules
Mar 11, 2019 reported and committed to finance
Feb 04, 2019 print number 245a
Feb 04, 2019 amend and recommit to children and families
Jan 09, 2019 referred to children and families

Votes

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Jun 3, 2019 - Rules committee Vote

S245A
19
0
committee
19
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Mar 11, 2019 - Children and Families committee Vote

S245A
7
0
committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Children and Families Committee Vote: Mar 11, 2019

S245 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A580
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§410-x & 410-z, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S7426, A9900
2017-2018: S1455, A290

S245 - Summary

Requires the office of children and family services to utilize a cost estimation model when determining the actual cost providers incur when providing child care and requires the office to prepare an annual report detailing such.

S245 - Sponsor Memo

S245 - Bill Text download pdf


                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                   245

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. KENNEDY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Children and Families

AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to  implementing  a
  cost estimation model for child care

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Subdivisions 5, 6, 7 and 8 of section 410-x of  the  social
services law are renumbered subdivision 6, 7, 8 and 9 and a new subdivi-
sion 5 is added to read as follows:
  5.  (A)  FOR  EACH  GROUP  FOR WHICH THE OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY
SERVICES DETERMINES A SEPARATE PAYMENT RATE PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION FOUR
OF THIS SECTION, AND AT THE SAME FREQUENCY, SUCH OFFICE SHALL UTILIZE  A
COST  ESTIMATION MODEL TO DETERMINE THE ACTUAL COST PROVIDERS INCUR WHEN
PROVIDING CHILD CARE. THE COST ESTIMATION MODEL SHALL IDENTIFY AND  TAKE
INTO  ACCOUNT  COST DRIVERS INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO EMPLOYEE SALARY
AND BENEFITS, ENROLLMENT LEVELS,  FACILITY  COSTS  AND  COMPLIANCE  WITH
STATUTORY AND REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS.  WHERE A QUALITY RATING SYSTEM OR
ANY  QUALITY  INDICATORS  ARE  BEING UTILIZED, THE COST ESTIMATION MODEL
SHALL ALSO TAKE INTO ACCOUNT THE COST  OF  PROVIDING  SERVICES  AT  EACH
LEVEL OF QUALITY.
  (B)  IN  DEVELOPING  SUCH  MODEL  THE  OFFICE  OF  CHILDREN AND FAMILY
SERVICES SHALL CONSULT WITH STAKEHOLDERS INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED  TO,
REPRESENTATIVES OF CHILD CARE RESOURCE AND REFERRAL AGENCIES, CHILD CARE
PROVIDERS  AND  ANY  STATE  ADVISORY  COUNCIL ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO 42
U.S.C.S. § 9831 ET. SEQ., AS AMENDED. THE COST ESTIMATION MODEL SHALL BE
STATISTICALLY VALID,  USING  COMPLETE  AND  CURRENT  DATA  AND  RIGOROUS
COLLECTION METHODS.
  §  2. Section 410-z of the social services law, as added by section 52
of part B of chapter 436 of the laws of 1997,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

S245A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A580
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§410-x & 410-z, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S7426, A9900
2017-2018: S1455, A290

S245A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the office of children and family services to utilize a cost estimation model when determining the actual cost providers incur when providing child care and requires the office to prepare an annual report detailing such.

S245A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S245A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 245--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. KENNEDY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Children and  Families  --
  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
  recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to  implementing  a
  cost estimation model for child care

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Subdivisions 5, 6, 7 and 8 of section 410-x of  the  social
services  law are renumbered subdivisions 6, 7, 8 and 9 and a new subdi-
vision 5 is added to read as follows:
  5. (A) FOR EACH GROUP FOR WHICH THE  OFFICE  OF  CHILDREN  AND  FAMILY
SERVICES DETERMINES A SEPARATE PAYMENT RATE PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION FOUR
OF  THIS SECTION, AND AT THE SAME FREQUENCY, SUCH OFFICE SHALL UTILIZE A
COST ESTIMATION MODEL TO DETERMINE THE ACTUAL COST PROVIDERS INCUR  WHEN
PROVIDING  CHILD CARE. THE COST ESTIMATION MODEL SHALL IDENTIFY AND TAKE
INTO ACCOUNT COST DRIVERS INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO  EMPLOYEE  SALARY
AND  BENEFITS,  ENROLLMENT  LEVELS,  FACILITY  COSTS AND COMPLIANCE WITH
STATUTORY AND REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS.  WHERE A QUALITY RATING SYSTEM OR
ANY QUALITY INDICATORS ARE BEING UTILIZED,  THE  COST  ESTIMATION  MODEL
SHALL  ALSO  TAKE  INTO  ACCOUNT  THE COST OF PROVIDING SERVICES AT EACH
LEVEL OF QUALITY.
  (B) IN DEVELOPING  SUCH  MODEL  THE  OFFICE  OF  CHILDREN  AND  FAMILY
SERVICES  SHALL CONSULT WITH STAKEHOLDERS INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO,
REPRESENTATIVES OF CHILD CARE RESOURCE AND REFERRAL AGENCIES, CHILD CARE
PROVIDERS AND ANY STATE ADVISORY  COUNCIL  ESTABLISHED  PURSUANT  TO  42
U.S.C.S. § 9831 ET. SEQ., AS AMENDED. THE COST ESTIMATION MODEL SHALL BE
STATISTICALLY  VALID,  USING  COMPLETE  AND  CURRENT  DATA  AND RIGOROUS
COLLECTION METHODS.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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